Strategic Environmental Assessment for Transport

ECMT-OECD International Conference, Warsaw, 14-15 October 1999


The objectives of the Conference were:

-- To share information on effective approaches for assessing the strategic environmental impacts associated with road and intermodal transport corridor and network developments.

-- To establish contacts between experts and practitioners in Central and Eastern European countries (CEECs) and their counterparts in OECD countries in order to promote continued open dialogue and exchange on strategic environmental assessment (SEA).

-- To define priorities for improving strategic aspects of environmental assessment in CEEC and OECD countries.


Session 1:   The Role and Potential of SEA


Session 2:   SEA Approaches


Session 3:   Focus on Poland and Central and Eastern Europe


Session 4:   Perspectives from Financing Institutions


Session 5:   Panel Discussion - Key Technical and Policy Issues for Successful SEA